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Forestry Rights Registration and Timber Harvest Guarantee (Amendment) Act 2012

REPUBLIC OF VANUATU


FORESTRY RIGHTS REGISTRATION AND TIMBER HARVEST GUARANTEE (AMENDMENT)
ACT NO. 8 OF 2012


Arrangement of Sections


1 Amendment
2 Commencement


Assent: 30/05/12
Commencement: 09/01/13


FORESTY RIGHTS REGISTRATION AND TIMBER HARVEST GUARANTEE (AMENDMENT) ACT NO.8 OF 2012


An Act to amend the Forestry Rights Registration and Timber Harvest Guarantee Act [CAP 265].


Be it enacted by the President and Parliament as follows-


1 Amendment


The Forestry Rights Registration and Timber Harvest Guarantee Act [CAP 265] is amended as set out in the Schedule.


2 Commencement


This Act commences on the day on which it is published in the Gazette.


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SCHEDULE


AMENDMENTS OF THE FORESTRY RIGHTS REGISTRATION AND TIMBER HARVEST GUARANTEE ACT [CAP 265]


1 Subsection 12(2)


After “operations” insert “and in relation to purchasing or trading of sandalwood and the processing and exporting of sandalwood, sandalwood oil or any sandalwood product derived from harvesting operations”


2 At the end of section 15


Add


“(5) The owner of the accredited timber plantation must report to the Director General on the following matters:


(a) the amount of timber that is harvested; and


(b) the amount of sandalwood harvested, traded, processed or exported.”


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